DENVER (CBS4) – Republican Lauren Boebert, running to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, celebrated America’s independence with Pres. Donald Trump and family.

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Boebert thanked Eric Trump and his wife for their warm welcome and amazing support on social media. They celebrated Independence Day with a fireworks show at Mt. Rushmore on Friday night.

Boebert was among the 7,000 people at the fireworks celebration with Pres. Trump on July 3.

Earlier this week, Boebert defeated five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary.

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Boebert owns a restaurant on the Western Slope that opened for dine-in service in May and violated a cease and desist order. She and her restaurant also made headlines for employees openly carrying guns.